New York Times bestselling author Nic Stone spoke about encouraging children to read, the importance of diversity in fiction and her work with Marvel’s “Black Panther.”
Proceeds from the two-month No Shave/Nail Cancer Fundraiser at the Sheriff’s Office were distributed to The American Cancer Society, Supporting Adoption and Foster Families Together and the Benevolent Association Dedicated to Giving to Employees of Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office.
MILTON, Ga. — A staple of downtown Crabapple will soon close with the owners of Laurel & May announcing the company will shut its doors for good March 14. The company, which began as Mugs on Milton in Alpharetta, has been in operation since 2014 in several capacities.
Last week, Cambridge students donated hundreds of hygiene kits to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta for families facing an unexpected overnight stay at the hospital. The project was spearheaded by the school’s Future Businesses Leaders of America group.Read more, Page 10
Members of Djoli Kelen, an Atlanta-based nonprofit dedicated to African and African Diaspora culture, dance with local students Jan. 27 at Roswell City Hall. Dozens attended to celebrate the official kick-off of the 2020 Roswell Roots Festival, which included a showing of the “Honoring Black…
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — The past, present and future came together in what was called an “historic event,” as plans for the first synagogue in Forsyth County were unveiled Jan. 26.
MILTON, Ga. — Summit Hill Elementary students created quite the cheerful scene last Wednesday decorating the school’s hallways to share their appreciation to city officials, volunteers and first responders. The city representatives walked through the “Kindness Tunnel” while students cheered …
ROSWELL, Ga. — North Fulton Community Charities is partnering with the Internal Revenue Service and United Way to bring the Volunteer Income Tax program to North Fulton.
ROSWELL, Ga. — The Roswell Fire Department was recently awarded the 2020 Car Seat Mini-Grant by the Georgia Department of Public Health’s Injury Prevention Program.
MILTON, Ga. — The City of Milton and Porter Academy have signed a formal agreement to share a space on Cox Road that will give park visitors a much-needed access point. The city’s newest park, the former United Sports Complex, was purchased earlier this month.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — One of the trees that has dominated Alpharetta’s downtown landscape for years will not bud this spring.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Couples looking for a special getaway from the city now have a special choice in Forsyth County with the recent opening of Belamere Suites in Cumming.
ROSWELL, Ga. — The diagnosis of autism for a child can be the start of a challenging and expensive journey, and some families may struggle to find even basic help and resources. The new online service Special Needs Ally, created by local therapist Jennifer Zimmerman, could help provide an answer.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — The Will to Live Foundation is putting on its 10th annual 5K fun run Saturday, Feb. 1 to raise awareness of teen suicide and sponsor mental health education.
DUNWOODY, Ga. — Students at Dunwoody High School have joined forces to help raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The organization is currently holding its annual Student of the Year campaign which allows students to form teams of their own and participate in a friendly compet…
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — State Treasurer and Johns Creek resident Lynne Riley spoke in favor of a local town center achieved through public-private partnership at a Johns Creek Rotary meeting Jan. 15.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — From elected officials to a teenage entrepreneur, fulfilling untapped potential was the theme at the Johns Creek Chamber of Commerce’s Jan. 14 Chicks in Charge.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Authors are encouraged to write about things they know and that’s exactly what Kristy Hamby did with her “Chicken Lips” books.
ROSWELL, Ga. — The Chattahoochee Nature Center is working to provide visitors with a new perspective of the river.
ROSWELL, Ga. — Local businesses now have sponsorship opportunities for one of Roswell’s biggest annual events: Alive in Roswell.
Forsyth County libraries will continue to use the tried-and-true cataloguing system, despite a move by some librarians, like those in Gwinnett County, to arrange collections in a manner similar to modern bookstores.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — For every time the internet has been celebrated for its ability to link people across the globe, it has also been decried for eroding face-to-face connection or for spreading vitriolic content.
ROSWELL, Ga. — Completing the Ironman Triathlon is difficult for any athlete, but “Kona” Kyle Pease completed the championship despite his cerebral palsy.
MILTON, Ga. — The Milton Historical Society Board of Directors recently elected Jeff Dufresne to serve as president of the organization. Dufresne succeeds Bill Lusk, who will remain on the board of directors as vice president. Also re-elected to the board in their current positions are Kar…
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Cumming Chapter 1030 of the Vietnam Veterans of America recently announced its fifth annual college scholarship program for graduating seniors of Forsyth County high schools.
DULUTH — When one thinks about concussions, for many the first association is sports injuries.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Alex and Elliott Smith, brothers close in age, share a common bond and a daily challenge. Both were born on the autism spectrum.
MILTON, Ga. — The Milton community got its second chance this year to put the city’s new fire engines into service with a traditional “push-in” ceremony Dec. 12 at Station 43 on Hickory Flat Road. Firefighters, city officials and plenty of kids pushed engines 42 and 43 into the station to ma…